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Re: HTTP 1.1 Pipelining

From: Mike Dierken <mdierken@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2003 20:30:03 -0700
To: <www-talk@w3.org>
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> I don't think it's uncommon for a web client to open one connection to a
> server to get a document, then open half a dozen more connections to get
> the related images / style sheet, and then keep all of those connections
> open. When the user clicks a link to another document on the same
> server, the connections are all still open, so the second document can
> be retreived even faster.
I think IE only keeps two (or maybe four) connections, in order to be a
'well behaved network citizen' or something. Too many connections from one
client clogs the network or something - but don't quote me on that.
Received on Saturday, 2 August 2003 23:30:08 GMT

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